Why Campers Make Betters Spouses

Why Campers Make Betters Spouses

When you camp, you learn a lot about yourself.  You understand that unplugging and getting back to you is important to you.  But, with this

Why National Parks Are Our Favorite

Why National Parks Are Our Favorite

The United States is covered with beautiful landscaping.  Our national parks are simply breathtaking and certainly places that you need to visit.  These parks contain

Introducing Your Kids To Nature

Kids To Nature

Introducing your kids to nature can be done in a variety of ways.  However, when you are taking your child out into nature your stance

Camping Is A Natural Stress Reliever

Camping Is A Natural Stress Reliever

Camping is a natural stress reliever.  It is about being one with nature and getting back to our roots and what matters.  While camping most

Mega Giveaway Update

Hi everyone, we hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this unprecedented time in our world’s history. Due to the ever-changing environment, delays in

Meal Planning for Backpacking


Backpacking can be an exciting time.  However, if you are looking to go longer periods of time, you certainly will need to bring meals.  During

The Ten Essentials of Backpacking

Essentials of Backpacking

Backpacking has become an amazing past time.  It is a way to get out, away from our screens and get back to nature.  Backpacking and

How to Hammock Camp

Hammock Camp

When you went camping as a kid, you probably took some tents, maybe an RV or camper but you probably didn’t hammock camp.  Hammock camping

Ice and Snow Protection

Ice and Snow Protection

While some people think that camping is only for the spring, summer, and fall, we think otherwise.  There is plenty of fun adventures to be

Crampon Care

Crampon Care

Each climb can mean a beating for your Crampons.  However, there are ways to ensure they stay in great working order.  Here are some tips

Top 10 Camping Etiquette Tips

Top 10 Camping Etiquette Tips

Top 10 Camping Etiquette Tips So you are thinking about getting out there and enjoying some of the amazing campgrounds there are in your area. 

How to Choose Climbing Helmets

How to Choose Climbing Helmets

How to Choose Climbing Helmets Climbing has a bit of thrill to it.  There is nothing like conquering the mountain.  This is a wonderful exercise

How to Waterproof a Tent

How to Waterproof a Tent

How to Waterproof a Tent When out camping you can run into a popup rainstorm.  We all do our best to prepare for what weather

Sleeping Tips for Campers

Sleeping Tips for Campers

Sleeping Tips for Campers Sleeping is a necessity and without it, you can quickly lose your cool and become very irritable.  But, how do you

How to Clean a Tent

How to Clean a Tent

How to Clean a Tent Most of the time our tents don’t need cleaning.  They are standing out there in the natural sunlight and breeze,

How to Choose Flashlights

How to Choose Flashlights

How to Choose Flashlights When looking into how to choose flashlights you need to keep in mind what you plan to do with that flashlight.

The 10 Least Visited National Parks

The 10 Least Visited National Parks Our national parks are places that are special to everyone.  They are preserved nature that goes untouched and can

How to Winterize Your RV

How to Winterize Your RV

How to Winterize Your RV When the season is over and you are ready to park your RV for the winter months you will need

Sleeping Bag Care

Sleeping Bag Care

Sleeping Bag Care Your sleeping bag goes everywhere with you while you are hiking. It is what you go to sleep in and wake up

Wilderness Survival for Kids

Wilderness Survival for Kids

Wilderness Survival for Kids Kids should be taught at a young age the basic survival skills.  Now, we aren’t talking about signing them up for

How To Keep Warm When Winter Camping

Camping is America’s favorite past time. There is nothing better than to be one with nature. Most people came during the summer months. However, some

Showering While Camping

You love a good hike and camping is also fun, however, you are a bit of a clean freak and need your daily shower. No

Why You Should Go RV Camping ASAP

Camping is America’s favorite pass time. Today more and more people are taking to the open road and giving up elaborate vacations from some downtime

First Time RV Camping Tips

RV Camping is a little different than hiking and camping. You have more room and you don’t have to carry everything you bring. This style

Why You Should Go RV Camping ASAP

So, why should you go RV camping ASAP?  Getting out and enjoying nature with your family before they grow up and leave is one great

Old Forge Camping Resort

This is a campground that is nothing like those open fields and no shade new style campgrounds.  This one offers amazing wooded lots. There are

First Time RV Camping Tips

So, this is your first time?  And, it seems a bit on the daunting side?  No worries, we can help with the first time RV

Inflatable Car Mattress

Camping can be a lot of fun and it can be a lot of work.  If you are just going for a night and don’t

Where To Go Camping In Maine

Maine is a beautiful state full of Lobster and Moose.  But, there are some amazing campgrounds and places to stay to enjoy it’s nature.  It

Jeep Roof Tent

The Jeep Roof Tent or Rooftop tents (RTT) are becoming more and more common as people are taking to their camping.  These tents often are

3 Simple Camping Food Hacks

Camping can be a lot of fun.  But, meal planning can pose some issues, especially when you don’t want to take the time.  If you

How To Make The Perfect S’mores

Ahh..the age-old question, How To Make The Perfect S’mores?  This is a question that has been around probably as long as S’mores themselves. Is the

The Best Camping Gear For 2019

Camping gear is doing nothing but reinventing itself and becoming better and better.  2019 gear is no different. Sure, some of these may be on

Lodge Dutch Oven

If you are into camping, you know that your cast iron dutch oven gets its use.  These are great for making a variety of foods

How To Add Warmth To A Sleeping Bag

Ever had your sleeping bag not be warm enough?  Man, that’s so miserable. That’s why we thought we would offer some suggestions on how to

Five Fun Games To Play Around A Campfire

Sitting around a campfire with family and friends makes for great memories.  And great stories. Campfires usually mean relaxing in camp chairs. Roasting marshmallows.  Stargazing

Simple Tent Camping Ideas

Camping can be loads of fun and very relaxing as well.  Depending on what you’re actually looking for. Is it a relaxing camping idea or

How to Build a Proper Campfire

The campfire is indispensable outdoor tradition. No camping or outdoor adventure is ever complete without a luminous and mesmerizing campfire to set the right mood

5 Simple No Mess Camping Recipes

Camping is already hectic with kids; to take care of individual choices and keep the little ones fed can be a tough job. Here we

The Very Best Winter Camping Essentials

For a change of pace from conventional camping, nothing compares to the serene experience of winter camping. The silent surroundings and solitude that winter offers

Car Camping For Beginners

Spring is around the corner, which means that car camping trip you have been dreaming about can be finally checked off from your to-do list.

Simple Camping Recipes For Families

Family camping means loads of fun. Every little chore becomes an adventure, even keeping everybody fed. Always choose a camp site with camp fire, sitting

How To Build A DIY Camping Kit

Outdoor entertainment has seen a massive decline throughout the recent years mainly because of the introduction of various indoor entertainment ideas. However, it is a

Staying Warm While Winter Camping

Who doesn’t love camping? Camping is an excellent way to enjoy the nature and have an adrenaline pumping experience. Going out camping with your family

The Top 10 Must-Have Camping Items

Camping is an exciting endeavor that calls for many considerations. When you are knee deep in your camping gear, it becomes easy to forget some

How To Plan A Winter Camping Trip

Camping or backpacking in the winter season is greatly appealing to anyone, especially those who enjoy the snow and serenity of a pristine cold wonderland.

10 Simple Camping Breakfast Ideas

There is nothing more gratifying than having a delicious breakfast while enjoying the rich smell of pine trees bathing in the early morning sun. Most

Views From The Tent

Easily one of the best reasons for going camping is the incredible views you get to experience, and one of the best parts about camping in a tent is that those views are right there laid out in front of you so you can enjoy them from the comfort of your sleeping bag while you sip your morning coffee.  Check out these incredible views from the tent…

Winter Camping Checklist

When snow falls and temperatures drop; campsites get less crowded. Naturally, the fear of being cold prevents even the most avid campers to set up

How to Go Camping For Free

Camping in the outdoors is a great way to discover the beauty of nature and acquire new skills. Once you get hold of the basic

The Best Darn Camping Supplies List

Your camping supplies list comprises of some basic stuff that cannot be left out on any camping adventure. While most campers are tempted to stuff

Christmas Around The Campfire

Camping is an awesome family activity all year round, but during Christmas is one of our absolute favorite times to gather around a campfire, string up some lights and make some memories that will last a lifetime.  Check out some absolutely awesome photos of happy campers being jolly and bright!

10 Awesome Outdoor Activities Plan For Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is one of the best recreational activities that offer not only offer adventure but also a range of health benefits as a well an opportunity to tune in with nature. Plus, it can be done with friends and family, making it a great group activity. The activity became popular in the early 20th century when people temporarily got away from the hustle bustle of city life to explore nature.

Why You Should Take Your Kids Camping This Vacation Season

The holiday season is about being merry and making memories with family and friends, but it can also mean extra work for mommies, don’t you agree? We have to prepare family suppers, give your home a vacation make-over, get all the shopping done in time to get the presents hidden, organized, and then under the tree.

6 Essential Tips For Buying The Best Fishing Reel For You

Buying a fishing reel isn’t difficult, but it does require a little bit of thinking and consideration about what you will be using the reel for exactly. Different kinds of fishing and different kinds of fish require different reels. This article will give you 6 key pointers on buying your next reel so that you get exactly the one you need.

20 Camping Ideas For Family Fun

If you’re thinking about going camping as a family, we’ve put together some great simple tips and ideas for your next family camping trip.

Going camping as a family can be a lot of fun, and with these 20 camping ideas for family fun, you’re sure to be prepared to have a great time and make lots of memories you’ll cherish for years to come.

20 Awesome Cyber Monday Deals Perfect For Camping Lovers

We lined up 20 of the best Cyber Monday deals for you, so if you’re shopping for someone who loves camping or the outdoors, or even just want to grab yourself a few new supplies at great prices, check out our list here to see the 20 best Cyber Monday camping deals.

What No One Tells You Before You Go Fishing

Fishing is the most popular participatory sport among all age groups but everyone has their own perception for fishing. Some find it boring while many find it adventurous. So, we thought of bridging the gap by telling you things no one tells you before you take fishing.

Michigan State Parks To Offer Pet-Friendly Camping

Good news for anyone who plans on going camping with their dog – Michigan officials intend to expand options for pet fans who may want to bring their favorite companions on camping trips.

Starting this November, the state’s lodges and some state park cabins will start to accept people traveling with dogs or cats. Leashed pets are currently allowed in campsites, but cannot remain in state-owned facilities.

10 Insane Discounts On Camping Gear You Can’t Miss

Let’s face facts here – some of the nicer things we enjoy when we go camping can be expensive, so finding good products at a good value is something that pretty much every camper is always on the look for.

We rounded up the top 10 best values in camping gear for you, so if you’re looking for anything to pick up for your next trip, jump on these deals while they last!

Tent Camping With Toddlers

Tent camping is already one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have, but when you are able to pair that with your family and plan on going tent camping with toddlers, it can be an even more rewarding experience, assuming you do a little planning ahead and make sure you’re properly prepared.  We’re going to give you some of the key tips you need to know when tent camping with young kids, so read on, and any questions you have don’t be shy to ask!

How To Choose The Right Fishing Line Color

If you’re relatively new to going fishing, it can be incredibly overwhelming just trying to get started and figure out what color fishing line to use.  Forget about the advanced styles of fishing, or selecting the right type of bait to use, or which fancy fishing pole is going to give you the best odds of catching a fish – something so simple as fishing line comes with an insane amount of options to choose from.

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken

One of the challenges of going camping so many people talk to us about is what to eat. Most people wind up either eating hamburgers and hot dogs for three days straight or complaining that anything worth eating takes forever to prepare and leaves a huge mess to clean up, so we are going to start sharing with you some of our absolute favorite recipes that you can prep ahead of time and enjoy while you’re out camping, or ‘glamping’ for you classy people.

Top Do’s And Don’ts For Your Next Camping Adventure

More people these days are leaving the cocktail parties behind and escaping into the woods and enjoying their campfires instead. Is it all of those never-ending Instagram feeds of weekend warriors in search of adventure? Or maybe it is Bear Grylls’ communing with nature that has tempted an increasing number of people to want to return to their ancient roots. Or perhaps in an ever increasing high tech world it is one of the rare times that we can really tune out?

Camping 101: A Beginner’s Guide To Outdoor Life

A camping trip is a major project, and it needs some preparation and equipment in order to make your trip enjoyable. However, it doesn’t need to be expensive or overly complicated, and after you have the knowledge and your basic gear, you will be all set to enjoy memorable experiences for years to come.

S’mores Bark – The Perfect To Go Camping Treat

S’mores and camping may very well be the perfect combination, except for one drawback – you may not always have the time to get a good campfire going to make these treats, so we decided to put together a quick recipe for you that you can make ahead of time and keep on hand for those late night cravings or really just any time you’re in the mood for a little piece of camping heaven.

Cooking Campfire Dinner In A Double Pie Iron

It should be no secret that we believe everything tastes better when cooked over a campfire, even super simple things like sandwiches.  Today we’re going to share with you one of our all time favorite ways to feed people when you’re camping and we’re going to use one of our favorite tools to do it, a double pie iron!

The Best Camping Tips For Parents

Are you going on your first camping trip with your kids? Do you feel unprepared or constantly worried that something might go wrong? Well, here are some useful camping tips for parents to make the whole experience unforgettable.

20 People You Should Be Following On Instagram

We’ve rounded up the top 20 people you should be following right now on Instagram if you love seeing photos of camp fires, gorgeous landscapes, and everything camping related.  Check them out right now, give them a follow, and also be sure to use the #takemecamping hashtag on all your photos to share your adventures with us!

Going Camping In Winter Months

Snow, cold and wind don’t have to put a damper on your plans to go camping this winter, and you also don’t have to suffer through the wintry weather just to have some fun.  If you’re looking to plan a camping trip, don’t let the winter months stop you – we’ll let you in on a couple secrets to staying warm when winter camping.

Field Tested: El Gato Malo French Press

If there’s one modern luxury that all campers enjoy, it’s having fresh brewed coffee, right at your campground. It’s something we’re always chasing, trying to brew the perfect cup of coffee on the go, and for our most recent excursion up in the Adirondacks, we decided to field test the El Gato Malo french press

Shopping Ideas For The Outdoor Enthusiast On Your List

It’s that time of year again when we all struggle to think of the perfect gifts to get for our family and friends, but if you are lucky enough to have some outdoor enthusiasts on your list this year, we have the perfect gift ideas for you! From camping and hiking to fishing and hunting, anyone with a love for being outdoors will be sure to be excited about any of these gifts.

Camping In Wet Weather

If you’ve ever planned any event that occurred outdoors, you know there’s one thing you simply can’t control – the weather. Fortunately, you don’t have to be afraid to go camping in the rain because being prepared to deal with it is actually a lot easier than you might think.

Camping With Kids: A Stress Free Guide For Parents

It should be no secret by now that we love camping, and we think camping with kids can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but only if you plan it properly, so we’re going to help you do just that. There are a lot of tips and tricks we’ve developed over the years that will save you a ton of headaches and also ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience, so read on and let’s get you camping!

Campfires 101: What You Need To Know

Campfires are quite possibly THE MOST essential part of camping, and for good reason.  They provide warmth, a source of heat for cooking, and a great place to gather around. Knowing how to make a proper campfire is an absolute must, so let’s help you learn everything you need to know.

How To Bear-Proof Your Next Camping Trip

We should start out by saying that it’s never possible to 100% bear-proof a camping trip if you’re going to be camping in bear country, but there are a number of ways you can really stack the odds in your favor, and it boils down to two pretty basic things – making sure that bears don’t find a reason to visit your campsite, and making sure they have every reason to leave.

Camping 101: A Guide For Beginners

There’s nothing quite like the fresh air and a night sky full of stars that camping provides: for a great many individuals, an evening spent around a campfire, complete with roasting marshmallows and a few good friends is the greatest escape. More than 22 million Americans participated in some sort of camping, according to the Outdoor Industry Association, in 2014. While some enjoy their camping trips energetic and daring, others choose a more restful and laid back getaway. No matter how you camp, it truly is a wonderful experience.

The Beginner’s Family Camping Packing List

Going camping for the first time can be confusing.  A lot of people tend to over think that they’re going to be stuck in the middle of nowhere with no access to anything, so they tend to bring everything they own. Most first times should find comfort in knowing that a majority of the KOA and privately owned campgrounds typically have a general store on premises, and are usually a short ride away from town so you can grab anything you may have forgotten.

Take Me Camping

We truly believe in the magic and wonder of camping, and know that there are so many reasons why going camping is such an amazing and memorable experience, and we want to share some of our top reasons to #TakeMeCamping